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Nunes: FBI hiding 'something' about player in 'Russia' investigation

(Washington Examiner) Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said on Monday the FBI has “something to hide” about Maltese academic Joseph Mifsud, the man who told former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos the Russians had damaging information about Hillary Clinton.

During a Fox News interview, the House Intelligence Committee ranking member said he has sent two letters this month to the Central Intelligence Agency, FBI, National Security Agency, and State Department asking for all documents they have on Mifsud.

Nunes said all but the FBI are cooperating.

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How Many People Watched The Final Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones'?

Though fan disappointment in Season 8 was mounting with each episode and the critics’ response to the season overall lukewarm, HBO made its own version of history in the series finale on Sunday, racking up more viewers for Episode 6 “The Iron Throne” than any show it’s ever produced and ending the record-smashing final season with some truly stunning numbers. [READ MORE HERE]

Loretta Lynch's testimony clashes with Comey's

(Washington Examiner) Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch denied to congressional investigators last year that she ever instructed former FBI Director James Comey to minimize the Hillary Clinton email investigation by urging him to call it a “matter” instead of an “investigation.”

“I did not. I have never instructed a witness as to what to say specifically. Never have, never will,” Lynch told a joint task force of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees.

The transcript of the Dec. 19 interview, released Monday evening by House Judiciary ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga., clashes with what Comey testified under oath.

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Meadows: Declassification of Russia docs coming

(Washington Examiner) Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said on Monday that the declassification of key documents related to the Russia investigation is “right around the corner.”

In an interview with Fox News, Meadows said he spoke to President Trump about it recently.

“I think the delay is over,” Meadows said. “I think the president is serious. I’ve spoken to him recently and I think declassification is right around the corner, and hopefully, the American people will be able to judge for themselves.”

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Dems spar over impeachment attempt

(Politico) House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.

Reps. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, Jamie Raskin of Maryland and Joe Neguse of Colorado — all members of Democratic leadership — pushed to begin impeachment proceedings during a leadership meeting in Pelosi’s office, said the sources. Pelosi and Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Hakeem Jeffries of New York and Cheri Bustos of Illinois — some of [READ MORE HERE]

Video game urges players to kill journalists

(NYPost) A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by developers.

“Sniper 3D Assassin,” which is available on iPads and smartphones, had a mission dubbed “Breaking News” in which a reporter was targeted alongside ruthless murderers and thieves, according to The Washington Post.

“A journalist bribed a cop and will pick up a briefcase from the cop,” the game told players armed with virtual sniper rifles. “The briefcase is full of sensitive documents. Make him famous in a different way.”

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